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AFAR Grantee Conference

Jun 1
2015

AFAR Grantee Conference

The purpose of the Grantee Conference is to bring AFAR grantees together to share information and ideas, explore the challenges they share, and create opportunities for future collaborations. The conferences also give the grantees - most of whom are in the early stages of their careers - an especially appreciated chance to spend time in the company of senior scientists and policy makers in the area of aging research. This year’s Conference will be very special as the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The second day of the conference will be held jointly…


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Partner Event: American Aging Association 44th Annual Meeting

May 29
2015

Partner Event: American Aging Association 44th Annual Meeting

Meeting: Aging and Geroscience:  New Approaches to Old Problems - May 30 - June 1, 2015 Pre-Meeting: The Geroscience Initiative:  Challenges and New Perspectives - May 29, 2015 In May 2015, the AGE meeting: Aging and Geroscience: New Approaches to Old Problems will be held in Marina Del Rey, CA. The meeting will include leading aging researchers from the UK, Japan, Canada and the US. This meeting will cover exciting new topics in aging research. For more information about the program, registration, and the call for abstracts visit the American Aging Association's website here.    


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Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

May 14
2015

Partner Event: Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist?

On May 14, 2015 the National Research Council of Italy will be host the expo entitled “Does the Mediterranean Diet Still Exist.” For more information about this event please visit the National Research Council of Italy’s website here. Nutrition is a key ingredient to living a healthier, longer life.  Visit our educational resource, InfoAging.org for best nutrition practices to promote healthy aging, carefully edited by AFAR experts.


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David McCandless on Information Design

Apr 7
2015

David McCandless on Information Design

TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015 6:30 - 8:00 PM PRATT INSTITUTE MANHATTAN CAMPUS | ROOM 213 144 West 14th Street, New York, NY 10011 How can information design convey complex topics such as aging research? Through his popular books and groundbreaking TED Talk on the beauty of data visualization, David McCandless has transformed the creative landscape for information design and visual storytelling. His information design work has appeared in numerous publications, including The Guardian, Wired, and Die Zeit, and has also been showcased at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Wellcome Trust gallery in London, and at the Tate Britain. In this exclusive New York City…


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Partner Event: The Long Life: Genius or Nightmare

Mar 1
2015

Partner Event: The Long Life: Genius or Nightmare

92nd Street Y Lexington Avenue at 92nd St, NY, NY Sunday, March 1, 2015 5:00 - 7:00 PM On Sunday, March 1, 2015 AFAR experts Dr. James Kirkland, Dr. Jay Olshansky, and Dr. Nir Barzilai participated in a unique dialogue as part of the 7 Days of Genius series at the 92nd Street Y in Manhattan. Moderated by Dr. Olshansky, the dialogue paired Dr Kirkland and Dr. Barzilai with Dr. Ezekiel Emmanuel, whose essay "Why I Hope to Die at 75" sparked debate in The Atlantic's New Science of Old Age this fall.   Watch the entire lively discussion and debate on the desire, reality…


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